Parmeter Family History

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Parmeter Name Meaning

English: variant of Parmenter.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

Similar surnames: Parmiter, Palmeter, Palmiter, Parmenter, Parmentier, Parmele

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Parmeter Family Origin

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Parmeter Family Occupations

What did your Parmeter ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Parmeter occupation in the USA was Farmer. 53% of Parmeter's were Farmers. Farmer, Farm Laborer and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Parmeter. A less common occupation for the Parmeter family was Carpenter.

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  • Farmer

  • Farm Laborer

  • Laborer

  • Carpenter


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Parmeter ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Parmeter Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 8,000 census records available for the last name Parmeter. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Parmeter census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 292 immigration records available for the last name Parmeter. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Parmeter. For the veterans among your Parmeter ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Parmeter Life Expectancy

What is the average Parmeter lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Parmeter life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1980, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Parmeter in 1959 was 54, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Parmeter

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Parmeter ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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